October 10, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials christen new SCC academic building

Approximately 60 people attended grand opening ceremonies Monday for the academic classroom building on the Cherokee County campus of Spartanburg Community College (SCC). More...

LifeStyles

ANNIE'S MAILBOX

Husband caught up in bizarre situation

Dear Annie: My wife, "Alice," and I are moving to Kentucky. Alice has invited "Dottie," a close female friend, to come along for company and share the driving. More...

Setzer, Augthun and Hopkins together again for art exhibit

Talented artists exhibit works at Spartanburg Museum of Art

Carol Augthun, Claire Miller Hopkins and Sara Dame Setzer exhibited together in the mid-1980s at Morton Antiques in downtown Spartanburg. The three enjoyed the collaboration and the friendship. More...

Dr. Don Wilton guest speaker at Parson's Pantry banquet Nov. 3

Parson's Pantry Inc. will have a banquet at Midway Baptist Church Family Life Center on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 5:30 p.m. Dr. Don Wilton, pastor of First Baptist Church Spartanburg, will be the speaker. A meal will be served at $10 per person. More...

Obituaries - Free Access

Leroy H.Davis

Leroy Hastin Davis, 61, of 112 N. Watterson St., Kings Mountain, N.C., passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at 8:31 a.m. at his residence. Son of Mable Jackson Davis of the home and the late Arthur Davis, he was a native of Cleveland County, N.C. More...

Daisy Nichols

Daisy Smith Nichols, 82, of 120 Peeler Creek Road, wife of David Nichols of Gastonia, N.C., died Monday, Oct. 8, 2007, at 3:30 p.m. at her residence. Daughter of the late Crawley Smith Sr. More...

Janet M. Baxter

Service for Janet M. Baxter, 42, of 215 Fairview Ave., will be held on today at 4 p.m. at Suck Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. More...

Inside Report

INSIDE REPORT

Politics of Blackwater

WASHINGTON - A month after voters last year had given Democrats control that would elevate Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House, she received a letter from a trial lawyer in Santa Ana, Calif., named Daniel J. Callahan. More...

National News

Photo

Suzanne and Jim Herrin read The Gaffney Ledger at Hubbard Glacier in Alaska. The picture was taken Sept. 12. The Herrins were on an Alaskan cruise aboard the ship Oosterdam. More...

Defendant in rape trial claims sex was consensual

Women testify they don't know him; DNA evidence links him to all 3 cases

A Gaffney man claims he had previous relationships with three women he is accused of sexually assaulting last December. More...

Parking at new stadium will be limited

The Cherokee County School District will have to spend more than $150,000 on road improvements as part of ongoing construction projects at Gaffney High School. More...

United Way clarifies status of Cherokee County presence

United Way of the Piedmont's (UWP) official introduction to Cherokee County ended in debate as several local officials questioned the organization's presence here. More...

Flu shots available Friday

A flu clinic will be held at the Cherokee County Public Health Dept., 400 S. Logan St., Gaffney, on Friday, Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Persons who wish to get flu shots should make an appointment by calling (864) 487- 2705. More...

Local News

Developer purchases Sunny Slope property

"We would like to see something there in the near future."

The business climate has warmed considerably here with Gramling Bros. hoping to transform the Sunny Slope Farms property into a model commercial, industrial and office development. More...

GLAD TO MEET YA

University of South Carolina great and 1980 Heisman Trophy winner George Rogers poses Monday with Bart Howell at the Fellowship of Christian Athletes' golf tournament at Cherokee National Golf Course. More...

Study on old post office renovation nearly complete

The City of Gaffney soon should have a better idea just how much it will cost to convert the old post office building into an arts center. More...

Sports

Offense hitting stride

The longer the season goes, the more potent the Gaffney Indians offense becomes. And it's not by accident. More...

USC fits golfer to a tee

Ruppe becomes first female golfer to earn scholarship

Cayci Ruppe remembers her first encounter with South Carolina women's golf coach Kristi Coggins. "I was at the South Carolina Junior Match Play tournament at Furman and I went to get something to eat and I saw the coach," Ruppe said. More...

Swimmer ready for state's best

Brock Moss will be in select company Saturday when he competes in the state meet at the Rock Hill Aquatic Center. While he can only compete in two events, Moss still earned state qualifying times in five events. More...

Columns

LEDGER COLUMNIST

These times, they are a changing

When you see change occurring everyday, it sometimes goes unnoticed. But when you're away from a place for a period of time and come back, whatever changes have taken place are easily recognizable. More...

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